Synonyms of pop


1. dad, dada, daddy, pa, papa, pappa, pop, father, male parent, begetter

usage: an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

2. pop, soda, soda pop, soda water, tonic, soft drink

usage: a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring; "in New England they call sodas tonics"

3. pop, popping, sound

usage: a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork

4. pop music, pop, popular music, popular music genre

usage: music of general appeal to teenagers; a bland watered-down version of rock'n'roll with more rhythm and harmony and an emphasis on romantic love


1. start, protrude, pop, pop out, bulge, bulge out, bug out, come out, change shape, change form, deform

usage: bulge outward; "His eyes popped"

2. pop, hit

usage: hit a pop-fly; "He popped out to shortstop"

3. pop, sound, go

usage: make a sharp explosive noise; "The cork of the champagne bottle popped"

4. pop, fire, discharge

usage: fire a weapon with a loud explosive noise; "The soldiers were popping"

5. pop, sound

usage: cause to make a sharp explosive sound; "He popped the champagne bottle"

6. crop up, pop up, pop, appear

usage: appear suddenly or unexpectedly; "The farm popped into view as we turned the corner"; "He suddenly popped up out of nowhere"

7. pop, throw, thrust

usage: put or thrust suddenly and forcefully; "pop the pizza into the microwave oven"; "He popped the petit-four into his mouth"

8. pop, let go of, let go, release, relinquish

usage: release suddenly; "pop the clutch"

9. pop, hit

usage: hit or strike; "He popped me on the head"

10. toss off, pop, bolt down, belt down, pour down, down, drink down, kill, drink, imbibe

usage: drink down entirely; "He downed three martinis before dinner"; "She killed a bottle of brandy that night"; "They popped a few beer after work"

11. pop, inject

usage: take drugs, especially orally; "The man charged with murder popped a valium to calm his nerves"

12. pop, collapse, burst

usage: cause to burst with a loud, explosive sound; "The child popped the balloon"

13. pop, burst, split, break open

usage: burst open with a sharp, explosive sound; "The balloon popped"; "This popcorn pops quickly in the microwave oven"


1. popular, pop, nonclassical (vs. classical)

usage: (of music or art) new and of general appeal (especially among young people)


1. pop

usage: like a pop or with a pop; "everything went pop"

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Definition and meaning of pop (Dictionary)